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Civilization V, Other Games to Require OS X 10.8 Moving Forward

Date: June 3, 2015

If you haven’t yet updated to one of Apple’s newer Mac operating systems, now is probably a good time to do it. Otherwise, you may find yourself unable to play any one of a handful of games set to receive updates in the very near future. Civilization V Gets Open CL Update for Mac Pro

Date: March 20, 2014

Aspyr has just released a new update for Civilization V that, among other improvements, allows for 4K resolutions on the new Mac Pro.

Borderlands 2® Game of the Year Edition for Mac Arrives Day and Date with PC

Date: October 8, 2013

If you’ve been diligently holding out on the best RPG/shooter hybrid that features gajillions of guns, hilarious personalities, incredible replay value, and tons of loot, in order to get it all in one awesome package, then we have good news for you: your wait is over. Borderlands 2® Game of the Year Edition is now available on the Mac! 

2K Announces Sid Meier’s Civilization® V: Brave New World Expansion Pack Now Available

Date: July 9, 2013

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2K and Firaxis Games announced today that Sid Meier's Civilization® V: Brave New World*, the second expansion pack for the award-winning Civilization V, is now available for Windows-based PC and Mac® in North America and will be available internationally on July 12, 2013. Sid Meier's Civilization V: Brave New World brings a massive amount of new gameplay to the Civilization V experience, providing gamers with even more rewarding ways to achieve world domination through enhanced trade, culture, diplomacy and more.

Aspyr Media and 2K Games Announce BioShock® Infinite Coming to Mac

Date: March 20, 2013

Aspyr Media, in partnership with 2K Games and Irrational Games, announced today that BioShock® Infinite, the sequel to the award-winning BioShock® which has sold over 4 million units worldwide, will be coming to the Mac in Summer 2013.

Civilization V Expansion 'Brave New World' is Coming to the Mac

Date: March 15, 2013

Did you hear about the new Civilization V expansion Brave New World? Our partners at Firaxis and 2K announced the new add-on today, and we just wanted to let our fans know that the expansion will indeed be making its way to the Mac!

Aspyr Releases Sushi Mushi 2.0 Update

Date: February 28, 2013

Aspyr's critically-acclaimed iOS game Sushi Mushi (available as a free, universal download for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch) has received a major update that brings tons of great changes to the game, including a simplified scoring system, powerful new power-ups, and the ability to customize the look of players' monsters!

Civilization V Gets Updated to v1.0.2.21

Date: January 11, 2013

The latest patch to Sid Meier's Civilization V has hit the Mac, bringing it up to version and back in sync with the PC version.

The Challenges of Multiplayer on Steam and Mac App

Date: January 10, 2013

Our Vice President of Publishing Elizabeth Howard recently published an article on the GameAgent Blog detailing the complexities and challenges that a Mac publisher faces when trying to implement multiplayer in a licensed game on multiple platforms. It's a fascinating and highly-recommended read for anyone interested in the nuances of the Mac publishing industry (and a must-read for general fans of Aspyr!).

Call of Duty: Black Ops Now Available for the Mac

Date: September 26, 2012

Aspyr Media, the leader in Mac Game publishing, in partnership with Activision Publishing, Inc. and the award-winning development studio Treyarch, announced today that original blockbuster Call of Duty: Black Ops and the follow-up Call of Duty: Black Ops Rezurrection Content Pack have arrived for the Mac and are available now digitally.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Coming to Mac September 27

Date: September 19, 2012

Aspyr is proud to announce today that Call of Duty: Black Ops will be coming to the Mac on September 27, 2012. The game will be available through Steam (no SteamPlay), the GameAgent Store, and other online digital retailers. A Mac App Store release will follow shortly after.

Get Discounted Aspyr Games to Celebrate Release of Mac OS X Mountain Lion

Date: July 25, 2012

With the launch of the new Mac OS X Mountain Lion, we’re happy to announce we have discounted ALL of our Retina-supported games on the Mac App Store plus a bonus title! Top titles include Company of Heroes Complete: Campaign Edition, Civilization V: Campaign Edition, and the id shooters Doom 3 and Quake 4!

Top Aspyr Games Featured in Steam Summer Sale

Date: July 11, 2012

Great news for Mac gamers: the Steam Store has launched its annual Steam Summer Sale and features some top-tier Mac games from the greatest Mac publisher on Earth, ever!

Civ V Patch Now Live on Steam and Mac App

Date: July 10, 2012

The latest Civilization V patch ( has been released for the Mac version of Civilization V on Steam and Civilization V: Campaign Edition on the Mac App Store. This brings the Mac version back on the same level of the PC, enabling cross-platform multiplayer once again.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Coming to Mac

Date: June 27, 2012

Aspyr Media, Inc., the leader in Mac game publishing, announced today that Activision Publishing, Inc.’s record-setting Call of Duty®: Black Ops will be coming to the Mac. Developed originally by award-winning studio Treyarch and brought to the Mac by Aspyr Media, the Mac version of the epic Call of Duty blockbuster will be available on Macs worldwide in digital and boxed formats this fall.

Congratulations to the Gods and Kings Mac Sweepstakes Winners

Date: June 21, 2012

Congratulations to our five grand prize winners and ten runners-up! Following the successful launch of Civilization V: Gods and Kings, we’re proud to announce the winners of our Gods and Kings Mac Sweepstakes!

New Community Multiplayer Event to Feature Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

Date: June 21, 2012

Great news, multiplayer fans! We’re putting together a brand new community multiplayer event that will allow you to test your skills both with and against the Aspyr dev team!

Sid Meier’s Civilization V: Gods & Kings Expansion Pack Now Available for Mac

Date: June 18, 2012

Aspyr Media, in partnership with 2K Games and Firaxis Games announced today that Sid Meier's Civilization® V: Gods & Kings, the expansion pack for the award-winning Civilization V, is now available for the Mac in North America and will be available internationally on June 22, 2012.

Aspyr Brings Classic Star Wars Mac Games to Steam

Date: May 13, 2012

Today Aspyr Media released two classic Star Wars Mac games on the Steam Store, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast.

Aspyr to Begin Hosting Multiplayer Events for Community

Date: April 30, 2012

The team at Aspyr Media has devised a brilliant new way for the community to connect with its favorite Mac publisher: a series of multiplayer events in which members of the community face off against the Aspyr dev team in a variety of Aspyr’s multiplayer games!

Latest Patch Brings Multiple Fixes to RAGE: Campaign Edition

Date: April 23, 2012

We’ve come bearing great news for our RAGE: Campaign Edition fans out there: the newest patch (1.0.1) has been released, which corrects crashes along with a slew of other fixes.

Quake 4 Mac Download Available on Mac App, GameAgent

Date: April 18, 2012

It’s that time again, where we announce something awesome! For the first time, Quake 4 is now available as a digital download on the Mac App Store, GameAgent Store, and other participating online retailers for $19.99.

RAGE and Company of Heroes Boxes Now Available

Date: April 9, 2012

For those of you that would like to get a little more physical, we are happy to let you know a boxed version of RAGE®: Campaign Edition™ and Company of Heroes®: Campaign Edition are now available!

Duke Nukem Forever DLCs Free on Mac App Store

Date: April 5, 2012

Hail to the King, baby! We are thrilled to let our Duke Nukem lovers know that the DLC packs for Duke Nukem Forever are now available on the Mac App Store and come FREE with the purchase of the full version title!

Neverwinter Nights 2 Now Only 99 Cents on the Mac App Store

Date: March 21, 2012

Making your way through the Forgotten Realms is even easer than ever! We are delighted to announce the drastic price drop of the famed RPG, Neverwinter Nights 2, now only 99 cents on the Mac App Store!

Aspyr Releases Duke Nukem DLCs on Steam, Mac App Store to Follow

Date: March 8, 2012

This one goes out to all you Duke Nukem fans out there! Aspyr has released two shiny new DLCs available to download for Duke Nukem Forever Mac on Steam, including Hail to the Icons Parody Pack and The Doctor Who Cloned Me. We are pumped to confirm a Mac App Store version of these DLCs is to follow in the coming weeks.

Latest Civ V: Campaign Edition Update Includes Free DLC on Mac App

Date: March 8, 2012

Civilization V fans rejoice! Aspyr has just released an update for Civilization V: Campaign Edition on Mac App that fixes some performance and update issues that some users were encountering.

Company of Heroes Now Available on Mac

Date: February 29, 2012

Aspyr is thrilled to announce that the highly praised Company of Heroes® is now available for Mac as a digital download. Find yourself amidst the greatest wars in history while commanding your troops to victory in this top-rated, real-time strategy game.

Aspyr Media Announces Company of Heroes® Coming to the Mac

Date: February 20, 2012

Aspyr Media, Inc. announced today that THQ’s critically acclaimed real-time strategy series Company of Heroes® will be available on the Mac for the very first time March 1st, 2012. Company of Heroes: Campaign Edition for the Mac will include the single player campaign from the original Company of Heroes as well as the additional single player campaigns from the expansions Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts™ and Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor™, delivering hours upon hours of tactical and strategic gameplay. The game will be available worldwide in English, French or German via supporting Mac download and boxed retailers.

Aspyr Confirms Mac Support of Civilization V Expansion "Gods and Kings"

Date: February 15, 2012

With excitement for Sid Meier’s Civilization V expansion called “God & Kings” announced for late this spring, Aspyr is happy to reveal that we will be supporting the expansion for the Mac and are working hard to have a Mac version released soon after PC.

Civilization V Patch Brings Multiple Fixes, Cross-Platform Multiplayer

Date: February 6, 2012

Terrific news for our Civ V fans who have been waiting to decimate their PC friends: the latest patch ( has been released, bringing the Mac version back in sync with the PC version. This means that cross-platform multiplayer is active once again!

RAGE: Campaign Edition Now Available Worldwide on the Mac

Date: February 1, 2012

Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, in partnership with Aspyr Media, Inc., today announced that RAGE®: Campaign Edition™ is now available for the Mac worldwide. This action-packed new shooter from id Software has been published for the Mac by Aspyr, the leader in Mac games publishing. The game can be digitally downloaded in English, French or German now via Apple's Mac App Store, Aspyr's own digital store GameAgent.com, and through other supporting Mac digital retailers.

Poker Pals Nominated for Best Mobile Social Game in IMG Awards

Date: January 26, 2012

We are honored! Aspyr’s very own Poker Pals has been nominated for the Best Mobile Social Game in the 8th annual International Mobile Gaming Awards.

Poker Pals Update Brings New Features, Tighter Facebook Integration

Date: January 16, 2012

Great news for all the Poker Pals fans out there: a new update has been released for the critically-acclaimed iOS game that makes it easier than ever to connect with your pals!

Aspyr Celebrates One Year on the Mac App Store

Date: January 5, 2012

Aspyr released 15 games via the Mac App Store in 2011 and, as a result, saw more Mac games sold in total than ever before. To celebrate the success of the Mac App Store, we’ve decided to put some of our top selling games on sale so people who haven’t yet explored the top tier Mac games Aspyr has to offer can celebrate with us!

Aspyr Brings Holiday Cheer with Multiple Holiday Deals

Date: December 22, 2011

Aspyr Media has gotten into the holiday spirit and is offering a variety of deals on both the Mac App Store and its GameAgent Store!

Doom 3 Arrives on Mac App Store, Other Digital Outlets

Date: December 21, 2011

Aspyr Media is proud to announce today that Doom 3 is now available as a digital download on the Mac. The game can be purchased from the Mac App Store, Aspyr’s own GameAgent Store, and through a variety of digital retail partners.

Civilization V: Campaign Edition wins 2011 Mac App Game of the Year

Date: December 8, 2011

Apple's Mac App Store has named Sid Meier's Civilization V: Campaign Edition the 2011 Mac App Game of the Year!

GameAgent Interviews Aspyr President Michael Rogers

Date: October 19, 2011

Aspyr Media's GameAgent Blog recently sat down with Aspyr President Michael Rogers to discuss the new Aspyr.com as well some upcoming Aspyr projects. Check it out to get the inside scoop.

Aspyr Media Launches New Site, Offers Discount on All Titles at GameAgent.com

Date: October 17, 2011

We are incredibly excited to have our new site up and running, and we think Aspyr.com visitors will be, too!

The newly revamped site brings much to the table, including a completely overhauled interface that will make navigating the site much easier. New improvements and features also include:

  • New homepage – The homepage is designed to be more visually appealing while providing all the latest news on Aspyr and Aspyr’s games
  • ...And more!